As a result, a both fresh and advanced user finds himself in a situation where the system – ceases to work at all, or requires frequent restarts, or worse causes quick degradation of the main storage device – which is often (micro) SD card.
Is there a simple and effective solution to increase Domoticz’s availability on Raspberry Pi / Orange Pi?
Sure there is! But first – before you begin – make a copy of your (micro)SD working used in domoticz instance on your Raspberry Pi/Orange Pi.
CAUTION: We will perform operations that may lead to the loss of all data – so make sure you have a copy!
What will you need?
- harddrive either classic HDD or better SSD, small is OK from 32GB up to 128GB
- heatsinks for Raspberry Pi/Orange Pi
- USB 2.0 or 3.0 to SATA adapter – so we can connect the harddrive via USB port